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Girls are fighting back to end gender violence in school

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 16 Oct 2018 | by: Megha Kashyap | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article A GPE youth advocate is using her voice to raise awareness about gender-based violence in school and how to empower girls to fight back. Gender-based...

Making Peace: How schools can help foster a more peaceful world

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 Dec 2015 | by: Leah Shafer | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article As 2015 draws to a close, we hope for a new year where cooperation and empathy supersede violence and suspicion. For our final article...

Women and girls take the lead in Afghanistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait Blog ~ Go to Original Article Education Cannot Wait provides a new path for women teachers and community leaders, opening up re-envisioned learning...

How Stress Affects Your Memory and What You Can Do About It

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Katrina Schwartz | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article We've all had the experience of studying hard for a test, believing we know the information, and then sitting down in the testing room only...

Experts call for an end to online preschool programs

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Oct 2018 | by:  Jackie Mader | Story Source: The Hechinger Report ~ Go to Original Article Especially popular in rural areas, preschool programs may expose kids to ‘new risks,’ experts warn. Some online preschool programs boast...

Afghan teacher encourages children to never give up

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Oct 2018 | by: ANADOLU AGENCY | Story Source: Daily Sabah, Life ~ Go to Original Article For Afghan teacher Sakena Yacoobi, her students are her driving force. Known for her courage and relentless struggle to educate young girls...

Five elements of a good preschool (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Oct 2018 | by: John D. Tulenko and Jackie Mader and Lillian Mongeau | Story Source: The Hechinger Report (USA) ~ Go to Original Article How parents and educators can gauge preschool quality. We know preschool makes a big...

The Research Is In: How Mistakes Help Students Learn (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 14 Aug 2018 | by: Youki Terada | Story Source: EduTopia ~ Go to Original Article Guessing is useful for students’ ability to recall information—even when the guesses are wrong. Despite its popularity, memorizing information is one...

3 strategies to address menstruation taboos for girls in Nepal

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 21 Sep 2018 | by: Ganga Gautam | Story Source: Brookings (Education Plus Development) ~ Go to Original Article "I used the sanitary pad upside down for about a year because I was neither told by anyone how to use it properly, nor...

Research Stories: Building a Culture of Self-Efficacy (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 21 Sep 2018 | by: Usable Knowledge | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article By focusing on mastery and identity, every learner (and teacher) can become an active achiever. “We don’t want to foster identities...

Research Stories: Building a Strong School Culture (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 9 Sep 2018 | by: Leah Shafer | Story Source: Harvard Usable Knowledge ~ Go to Original Article With foresight, intentional action, and reflection, principals can shape the shared values of their school. Building from an...

Education in the Age of Automation

As digital technologies and automation have advanced, fears about workers’ futures have increased. But, the end result does not have to be negative…

How To Create A Happy Classroom: 10 Steps to a Happy Place (UK)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 10 Sep 2018 | by: Adrian Bethune | Story Source: Teacher Toolkit~ Go to Original Article The evidence is clear that happier children work better, get ill less, have less time off school, get higher grades and are generally more...

Math Shapes Our Primal ‘Number System’, Not Vice-Versa (US)

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 24 Jul 2018 | by: JOAN BRASHER-VANDERBILT | Story Source: Futurity.org  ~ Go to Original Article Scientists have long believed that our ability to solve symbolic math problems such as 3+2=5 depends on an imprecise, primal brain...

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